Downtown Marquette Farmers Market

Recently awarded the Best Farmers Market by Lake Superior Magazine, 50+ farmers, producers and artisans gather every Saturday through December from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marquette Commons. Read More...

Downtown Marquette Farmers Market

Baraga Avenue Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 10 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Celebrate the fall harvest in Downtown Marquette! Enjoy live music, street dancing, a big truck petting zoo, children's activities, a petting zoo, compete in a pasty eating contest, and try your hand at riding a mechanical bull! Read More...

Baraga Avenue Harvest Festival

Halloween Trick or Treat

The Marquette Downtown District businesses will once again be hosting trick or treating in downtown Marquette on October 31, 2015 from 4 to 6 p.m. Read More...

Halloween Trick or Treat

Halloween Spectacle Returns Downtown

Halloween Spectacle

On Saturday, October 31, the City of Marquette and the Marquette Downtown Development Authority will host a large-scale community outdoor performance of giant puppetry, percussion and theatrical dance. This year’s theme is
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Downtown Businesses Host Safe, Fun Trick or Treat

The businesses within Marquette’s Downtown District will once again be providing a safe and fun opportunity for children to trick or treat on Saturday, October 31. From 4 p.m. to
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Invitation to Bid: Snow Removal

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority will receive sealed bids for parking lot snow plowing, removal, and hauling services. Bids will be received and publicly opened at the following place, and
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DDA’s Year in Review

Recently, the Marquette Downtown Development Authority Chairperson, Christine Pesola, presented the DDA’s year in review to the Marquette City Commission. More information and statistics on the DDA and its programs/events is
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Places to Stay

When you finally lay your head down for the night, you'll slumber in total comfort and style. From historic hotels and comfortable Inn’s Marquette knows how to make you feel at home.

Food & Drink

Indulge in authentic flavors that'll make your mouth water and send your taste buds soaring. Marquette is known for its food and locally brewed ales that you can't get anywhere else.


Whether you're looking for live music or a family day at the park, there's always a way to have fun in Marquette. Enjoy a bike ride along Lake Superior, discover hands-on kids' museums, or see what's playing at the local theater. With so much to see and do, you might just have to stay a little longer.


Year-round outdoor activities are sure to satisfy everyone - from leisure lovers to sports enthusiasts, and everyone in between. Explore our historic streets and shorelines. There is always a way to enjoy the four seasons in Marquette.


Browse boutiques for clothes, shoes, handbags and more. Peruse chic home furnishing stores and antique shops. Or pick up some unforgettable souvenirs at one of the many gift shops in Downtown Marquette for friends and family

History & Culture

From museums and historic tours to art galleries and theater performances, you can fill your days with plenty of one-of-a-kind experiences for all ages. Walk through our streets and see what inspires you, or head straight for the places on your personal must-see list.

Downtown Marquette is Lake Superior's gateway to the rustic splendor of Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. Historic brownstone buildings, trees, benches and street lamps line Washington and Front Streets providing a picturesque setting anytime of year.

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